TO REQUEST THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION NAME THE INTERSECTION OF RIDGE ROAD AND HIGHWAY S-18-78 IN DORCHESTER COUNTY "ANGIE LEE CRUM CROSSING" AND ERECT APPROPRIATE MARKERS OR SIGNS AT THIS LOCATION CONTAINING THESE WORDS.
Whereas, Ms. Angie Lee Crum was born on January 13, 1948, in Ridgeville and died on September 17, 2020; and
Whereas, she was the second of ten children born to the late Hermena Crum and Willie Kizer Crum, Sr., and;
Whereas, Ms. Crum held degrees from Palmer Business College, Trident Technical College, and Voorhees College; and
Whereas, she was the founder, president, and chief executive officer of the Ridgeville Community Resource Center, Inc., a member of the Dorchester County School District IV board of trustees, and a faithful member of Bethel AME Church in Ridgeville; and
Whereas, Ms. Crum was a legend in the Ridgeville Community and Dorchester County for her unconditional service to the citizens of this area of the State. Honors include the Medgar W. Evers Award for Dedicated Services for Equal Justice; induction into the WCSC- Charleston Channel 5 Hall of Fame for outstanding services to the community; and special recognition from the five branches of the NAACP in Atlanta, Ga., and the Ridgeville Branch NAACP; and
Whereas, it would be fitting and proper to recognize the good works of this daughter of South Carolina by naming an intersection in Dorchester County in her honor. Now, therefore,
Be it resolved by the House of Representatives, the Senate concurring:
That members of the South Carolina General Assembly, by this resolution, request the Department of Transportation name the intersection of Ridge Road and Highway S-18-78 in Dorchester County "Angie Lee Crum Crossing" and erect appropriate markers or signs at this location containing these words.
Be it further resolved that a copy of this resolution be forwarded to the Department of Transportation.
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